Senate Bill S1694B

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the New York state grid modernization commission

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    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S1694 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6253
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Services

2023-S1694 - Summary

Relates to establishing the New York state grid modernization commission; provides the commission shall conduct a study of research, development and demonstrations of electric grid modernization and shall issue such report to the state energy planning board for consideration in the state energy plan.

2023-S1694 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S1694 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1694
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public service law and the energy law, in relation
   to establishing the New York state grid modernization commission

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
 66-u to read as follows:
   § 66-U. NEW YORK STATE GRID MODERNIZATION COMMISSION.  1.  WITHIN  ONE
 HUNDRED  EIGHTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE NEW YORK
 STATE GRID MODERNIZATION COMMISSION SHALL BE ESTABLISHED. THE  CHAIR  OF
 THE  COMMISSION,  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, THE
 COMMISSIONER OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  TRANSPORTA-
 TION,  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  LABOR, THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF
 HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, THE COMMISSIONER  OF  AGRICUL-
 TURE AND MARKETS, THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND
 THE  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  NEW  YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
 AUTHORITY SHALL EACH APPOINT TWO MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE GRID MODERNIZA-
 TION COMMISSION. THE GOVERNOR, TEMPORARY PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE  AND
 SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL EACH APPOINT ONE ADDITIONAL REPRESENTATIVE
 TO  SERVE  ON  THE GRID MODERNIZATION COMMISSION. THE GRID MODERNIZATION
 COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF MEMBERS FROM COMMUNITIES OF  COLOR,  LOW-IN-
 COME COMMUNITIES, AND COMMUNITIES BEARING DISPROPORTIONATE POLLUTION AND
 CLIMATE  CHANGE  BURDENS, OR SHALL BE REPRESENTATIVES OF COMMUNITY-BASED
 ORGANIZATIONS WITH EXPERIENCE AND A HISTORY OF ADVOCACY ON ENVIRONMENTAL
 JUSTICE ISSUES, AND SHALL INCLUDE AT LEAST TWO REPRESENTATIVES FROM  NEW
 YORK  CITY  COMMUNITIES, TWO REPRESENTATIVES FROM RURAL COMMUNITIES, AND
 TWO REPRESENTATIVES FROM UPSTATE NEW YORK URBAN COMMUNITIES. MEMBERS  OF
 THE GRID MODERNIZATION COMMISSION SHALL SERVE WITHOUT COMPENSATION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05756-01-3
 S. 1694                             2
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S1694A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6253
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Services

2023-S1694A - Summary

Relates to establishing the New York state grid modernization commission; provides the commission shall conduct a study of research, development and demonstrations of electric grid modernization and shall issue such report to the state energy planning board for consideration in the state energy plan.

2023-S1694A - Sponsor Memo

2023-S1694A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1694--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  HOYLMAN-SIGAL  -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Energy
   and  Telecommunications  -- recommitted to the Committee on Energy and
   Telecommunications in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
   reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
   on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law and the energy law,  in  relation
   to establishing the New York state grid modernization commission
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a  new  section
 66-x to read as follows:
   §  66-X.  NEW  YORK STATE GRID MODERNIZATION COMMISSION. 1. WITHIN ONE
 HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE NEW  YORK
 STATE  GRID  MODERNIZATION COMMISSION SHALL BE ESTABLISHED. THE CHAIR OF
 THE COMMISSION, THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION,  THE
 COMMISSIONER  OF  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT, THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTA-
 TION, THE COMMISSIONER OF LABOR, THE COMMISSIONER  OF  THE  DIVISION  OF
 HOMELAND  SECURITY  AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICUL-
 TURE AND MARKETS, THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND
 THE PRESIDENT OF THE NEW YORK  STATE  ENERGY  RESEARCH  AND  DEVELOPMENT
 AUTHORITY SHALL EACH APPOINT TWO MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE GRID MODERNIZA-
 TION  COMMISSION.  THE  GOVERNOR,  TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND
 SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL EACH APPOINT ONE ADDITIONAL REPRESENTATIVE
 TO SERVE ON THE GRID MODERNIZATION COMMISSION.  THE  GRID  MODERNIZATION
 COMMISSION  SHALL  CONSIST OF MEMBERS FROM COMMUNITIES OF COLOR, LOW-IN-
 COME COMMUNITIES, AND COMMUNITIES BEARING DISPROPORTIONATE POLLUTION AND
 CLIMATE CHANGE BURDENS, OR SHALL BE REPRESENTATIVES  OF  COMMUNITY-BASED
 ORGANIZATIONS WITH EXPERIENCE AND A HISTORY OF ADVOCACY ON ENVIRONMENTAL
 JUSTICE  ISSUES, AND SHALL INCLUDE AT LEAST TWO REPRESENTATIVES FROM NEW
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05756-02-4
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S1694B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6253
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Services

2023-S1694B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the New York state grid modernization commission; provides the commission shall conduct a study of research, development and demonstrations of electric grid modernization and shall issue such report to the state energy planning board for consideration in the state energy plan.

2023-S1694B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S1694B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1694--B
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  HOYLMAN-SIGAL  -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Energy
   and  Telecommunications  -- recommitted to the Committee on Energy and
   Telecommunications in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
   reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
   on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT in relation to establishing the New York state grid modernization
   commission
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  New  York state grid modernization commission. (a) Within
 one hundred eighty days of the effective date of this act, the New  York
 state grid modernization commission shall be established.
   (b) The New York state grid modernization commission shall consist of:
 (i)  the  chief executive officer of the department of public service or
 their chosen designee, (ii) the commissioner of environmental  conserva-
 tion or their chosen designee, (iii) the commissioner of economic devel-
 opment or their chosen designee, (iv) the commissioner of transportation
 or  their chosen designee, (v) the commissioner of labor or their chosen
 designee, (vi) the commissioner of the division of homeland security and
 emergency services or their chosen designee, (vii) the  commissioner  of
 agriculture and markets or their chosen designee, (viii) the commission-
 er  of  health  or their chosen designee, (ix) the secretary of state or
 their chosen designee, (x) the president of the power  of  authority  or
 their  chosen  designee, (xi) the president of the New York state energy
 research and development authority or their chosen  designee  and  (xii)
 two  representatives  appointed  by  the  governor,  two representatives
 appointed by the temporary president of the  senate  and  two  represen-

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05756-07-4
              

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